Aruba

Official nameAruba
Name in local languageAruba (nl)
ContinentAmericas
SubcontinentCaribbean
Population (ranking: 206e)111,673 inhabitants (2019)
Population growth0.53 % / year
Area180 km²
Density620.41 inhabitants / km²
GDP (ranking: 182e)2.970 billions $USD (2015)
GDP/capita (ranking)27,191 $USD (2015)
GDP growth3.33 % / year (2015)
Life expectancy (ranking)76.91 years (2011)
Birth rate11.39 ‰ (2015)
Fertility rate1.84 children / woman (2016)
Death rate (ranking)6.22 ‰ (2015)
Infant mortality rate (ranking)11.00 ‰ (2016)
Literacy rate99.41 % (2015)
Official languagesDutch, Papiamentu
CurrencyAruban florin (AWG)
HDI (ranking: 30e)0.908 / 1 (2013)
EPI (ranking)unknown
Governmentconstitutional monarchy (Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Head of StateKing Willem-Alexander
National Day27 April (King's birthday ; Koningsdag)
ISO CodesAW, ABW
DemonymAruban
Tourists (ranking)1,071,000 people (2017)
Aruba – petite

Aruba is a Caribbean island, located off the coast of Venezuela, and part of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles. The island forms an autonomous state of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, just like its neighbor Curaçao.

Plage à Aruba
Beach in Aruba
Mangrove à Aruba
Mangrove in Aruba
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Urban areas (2019)
Urban areasPopulation
Oranjestad111,673 inhabitants
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See also